Delayed Primary Care Visits and Heart Health - No Time To Wait Campaign

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Dr. Andrea Russo, MD, Director of Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Services at Cooper University Hospital discusses the 50% decrease in in-person primary care visits, since COVID-19 according to a report from the IQVIA National Disease and Therapeutic Index. She talks about how this makes delays in the diagnosis of serious conditions like atrial fibrillation (AFib), deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism and how important it is to get a proper diagnosis from a healthcare provider. There is a new campaign that seeks to bridge the gap in these critical diagnoses called "No Time To Wait"

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